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Where Can I Bet Sports Near Chicago?

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Chicago?

The following venues are open for betting on sports near the Chicago area.  Mobile wagering requires in-person registration

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/26/2021

Can I Bet on Bovada From Oregon

Can I Bet on Bovada From Oregon

While Bovada is certainly a good sportsbook and accessible from the state of Oregon, Gambling911.com recommends Bookmaker.eu for its more generous CASH welcome bonus (max bonus $1600) and excellent live betting options. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/26/2021

Can't Bet on the Draftkings Sportsbook From Oregon

Can't Bet on the Draftkings Sportsbook From Oregon

Despite the ads you might see for Draftkings, Oregon bettors are out of luck as Scoreboard is the official (and only) sportsbook licensed by the state, and they don't allow betting on any college games.  The good news is there are still options.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/26/2021

Tennessee Sportsbook Action 24/7 Ask For Injunction Following License Suspension

Tennessee Sportsbook Action 24/7 Ask For Injunction Following License Suspension

Action 24/7, a local Tennessee sports betting firm, had its license yanked by the state after it was suspected of engaging in credit card fraud. Now the company is fighting in court to get it reinstated.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/24/2021

Is Betting on Draftkings Available in Minnesota

Is Betting on Draftkings Available in Minnesota

Betting on Draftkings is not available from the great state of Minnesota, however, SportsBetting(ag) is, and has been since 1997.  They offer a generous welcome bonus (max bonus $1000).

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Mar/24/2021

Find a Sportsbook Near Me - USA City Index

With the US Supreme Court ruling to abolish decades long sports betting prohibition last year, sportsbooks are popping up in limited locations based on licensing guidelines for each state. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/21/2021

Can I Bet on BetOnline Sportsbook.ag from California

Can I Bet on BetOnline Sportsbook.ag from California

You can bet on the BetOnline.ag sportsbook from California provided you are 18 and up.  They offer a generous welcome bonus (max bonus $1000)

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/20/2021

What Do PPH Services Allow?

What Do PPH Services Allow?

Have you been hearing the term “pay per head” a lot while researching how to become a bookie?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/20/2021

The White Label Model

The White Label Model

There are many different ways to do business, and this applies for any type of industry you’re in. There are many ways to be successful and to run any type of operation, and we can’t really say which is right or which is wrong, because at the end of the day, circumstances, taste and needs are just different for everyone, and in different places

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/20/2021

Can I bet the March Madness Tournament on Draftkings From Iowa?

Can I bet the March Madness Tournament on Draftkings From Iowa?

Iowa has many options to bet this year's NCAA Tournament, land-based and mobile, including three retail sportsbooks operated by Draftkings. To register with a state-licensed mobile sportsbook, you will need to do so a the physical property as remote registration is currently unavailable.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/18/2021

Can I Bet on MyBookie From Washington State

Can I Bet on MyBookie From Washington State

While MyBookie is currently acessible to Washington State residents, Gambling911-endorsed BetUS offers more generous cash bonuses with payouts often in hours (through BTC and BCH). 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/18/2021

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Missouri

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Missouri as that state is yet to amend its laws applying to sports wagering. 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Mar/18/2021

Can't Bet on Rutgers Games From New Jersey? These Books Look to Capitalize

Can't Bet on Rutgers Games From New Jersey?  These Books Look to Capitalize

New Jersey's legalized sportsbooks are going gangbusters, sort of.  Despite there being around a dozen sports betting apps on the New Jersey market, FanDuel and Draftkings own better than 70% of it.  That leaves the other ten or so to fight over crumbs.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/18/2021

Can I Place a Bet on the FanDuel App Outside of New Jersey

Can I Place a Bet on the FanDuel App Outside of New Jersey

The new FanDuel sports betting app is available to everyone though actual real money bets can only be placed while in the state of New Jersey.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/17/2021

NCAA Threatens to Cancel Bets It Deems Suspicious

The NCAA has issued a warning that it will demand any "suspicious" bets taking place during this year's NCAA Tournament to be cancelled, according to a report filed by ESPN. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/17/2021

FanDuel Opens Two Retail Sportsbooks: Illinois and New Jersey

FanDuel Opens Two Retail Sportsbooks: Illinois and New Jersey

FanDuel this week has opened two new retail sportsbooks, one in New Jersey, another in Illinois.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/17/2021

Can I Bet on the Draftkings App From Connecticut?

Draftkings is currently unavailable from the state of Connecticut. 

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Mar/16/2021

UK Gambling Commission Under Fire for Football Index Sudden Collapse

Gambling Commission Yanks License......After Football Index Collapses

The UK Gambling Commission has announced that it has suspended the licence of online betting operator Football Index claiming it had prevented traders from withdrawing funds from the site following a market crash.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/16/2021

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Spokane?

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Spokane?

Washington recently legalized sports betting at its casinos run by the Tribes but mobile betting from Spokane is available from sites operating outside the state

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Mar/16/2021

FanDuel Sportsbook Opens at Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel & Casino

On Friday, FanDuel Group and Bally’s Corporation (NYSE: BALY) held the grand opening of their FanDuel Sportsbook inside Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel & Casino in New Jersey.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/15/2021

Abilene Christian Payout Odds to Win the 2021 NCAA Tournament

Abilene Christian Payout Odds to Win the 2021 NCAA Tournament

Abilene Christian will pay out $50,000 for every $100 bet to win the 2021 NCAA Tournament. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/15/2021

Can I Bet on Bovada From South Carolina?

Bovada can be accessed from the state of South Carolina as can plenty of Gambling911.com-endorsed online gambling websites.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/15/2021

Can't Access PointsBet From PA

Can't Access PointsBet From PA

Plenty of folks betting sports in New Jersey crossing into the state of Pennsylvania will be happy to know they can still engage in the activity, just not with PointsBet.  That company has opted not to offer its unique wagering platform in the Keystone State.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/15/2021

Malta’s iGaming Industry Comes Under Increased Scrutiny

Once again, Malta's iGaming sector has come under scrutiny.  The Mediterranean nation is home to the largest online gambling industry in the world.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/15/2021

Is MyBookie Legal in New York State, NYC?

Is MyBookie Legal in New York State, NYC?

MyBookie is a popular online sportsbook that is accessible from New York, though the site is not licensed by the state. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/15/2021

Is Bovada Legal in Georgia?

Is Bovada Legal in Georgia?

Bovada is accessible in the state of Georgia and licensed in the island nation of Antigua.  The US Supreme Court in 2018 reversed decades of prohibition of sports wagering nationwide, however, Georgia lawmakers have little appetite for amending their own local laws.  As such, we are not likely to see in-state licensed sportsbooks in Georgia any time soon. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Mar/15/2021

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Colorado?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Colorado as that state is yet to amend its laws applying to sports wagering. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/14/2021

Is Bovada Legal to Bet on in New York State

Yes you can technically bet legally at Bovada from the state of New York. While Bovada is good, there are better options available where payouts are made in just a few hours

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Mar/14/2021

Bookies 101

Bookies 101

With the sports betting business poised for tremendous growth, many people might be wondering how to become a bookie. There is increased interest in wagering on sports and there are no shortages of events and types of bets available on which to place bets.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/13/2021

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Prop Bets - Big Ten Tournament 2021

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Prop Bets - Big Ten Tournament 2021

Iowa is a -4.5 favorite versus Wisconsin in their Big Ten Tournament showdown at 9 pm ET Friday night. 

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Mar/12/2021

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2021 Preakness Stakes Props

2021 Preakness Stakes Props

There are going to be tons of prop bets offered on this weekend's Preakness Stakes from our friends at BetOnline.

2021 Preakness Medina Spirit Payout Odds, Prediction

2021 Preakness Medina Spirit Payout Odds, Prediction

Medina Spirit, the Kentucky Derby winner, pays just shy of $20 for every $10 bet.

2021 Preakness Stakes Longshots

2021 Preakness Stakes Longshots

Ally Melendez and Matt Bernier look at some Preakness Stakes longshots for this Saturday's big race.